Who We Are

Inspired By The Dress is a design studio where inspiration meets creation for everything bridal. Walk down the aisle wearing a gorgeous, one-of-a-kind wedding gown made exclusively for you!

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Teri's Story

I share my story on my little corner of the web to bring kind and healing words to wounded and hurting hearts, because I want you to know that when you work with me, I want to make your love story come to life – no matter how you found your way to me.

To know me is to know I have felt love, loss, and life trauma. There is a memory that much defines my relationship with my parents and how that relationship hindered, and then ultimately helped me find my life’s work. What has come from this life’s challenges is a true passion for the work I do in bringing ideas, stories and inspiration to life for each of my clients. Through my God-given talents of sewing, creating, and designing beautiful, original bridal gowns, I am giving back to others what I desperately sought for decades of life.

I vow to use my gifts and talents to create a lasting memory for brides as they make one of the most important decisions of their lives. I come alongside her to ensure that the inspiration of her perfect dress meets the creation, and she walks down the aisle in a beautiful dress that reflects who she truly is – inside and out – knowing that she is treasured, loved and accepted.

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At Inspired By The Dress, we work to ensure that the bride's dream of her perfect dress comes to life in her custom-created gown.

Pay It Forward Inspiration

In an effort to help others, portions from each gown created by Inspired By The Dress will assist in funding a Pay It Forward Inspiration dress. This dress will be designed and created for a bride who has overcome a significant life challenge, and is deserving of her perfect dress.  A winner will be selected based on an essay submission process.

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The IBTD Experience

The focus is always you!

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First Meeting

Our first meeting scheduled is for sharing your inspiration with us. We'll ask and answer any questions and discuss your options. We'll also get to know your dress preferences, styles, personality, likes and dislikes.

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Getting Started

Once we've decided to move forward, the memory making process begins. We'll take your measurements and pull together designs, make fabric selections and use several fittings to make your dress perfect.

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Completed Gown

Once your gown is completed, we'll call you in for a final fitting and make sure that all of your bridal gown dreams are coming true. When the final alterations are complete, we celebrate!

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Memory Book

A photo memory book of the creation of your gown is presented to each bride as a keepsake, ensuring that you can flip through the memory of the process for years to come.

Schedule an appointment to make your bridal dreams comes true